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Microsoft E3 Pc 2008

“We knew it was coming”, says Sony VP of FFXIII 360 announce

Sony vice president of product development, Scott Rohde said in a video interview (see below) at E3 this week that the company “knew it was coming” when asked about Microsoft’s capture of Final Fantasy XIII at its press conference on Monday. However, Rohde seems unperturbed by the news, proclaiming that 2008 is “the year of […]

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Microsoft E3 Pc 2008 headlines

  • Xbox 360 dashboard walkthrough video released

    After the drop. If you’re wondering how the new Xbox 360 dashboard will work and what it will look like, all is explained below. Dashboard update coming “fall” this year. By Mike Bowden

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  • Kim sees FFXIII as key to Japanese development door

    In a lengthy interview with 1UP, Microsoft head Shane Kim said that the capture of Final Fantasy XIII should unlock many doors in Japan. “Well, the Final Fantasy XIII announcement has some beneficial side-effects,” said Kim. “The more games of this nature, and of the Devil May Crys and Resident Evils, that we secure on […]

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  • Gosen: Don't hold your breath over PlayStation Home

    Speaking to GI after the Microsoft E3 press conference last night, exec David Gosen has fobbed off PS3′s Home by saying its impact may have been overstated. “I think what Sony does with Home is up to them, and my advice is that we shouldn’t hold our breath, because that could be quite a dangerous […]

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  • Limited edition Xbox 360 controllers on the way, now in color!

    What’s red or green, and also an Xbox controller? Not the current Xbox 360 controllers. Well, straight from the horse’s mouth, things are a changin’. Coming September 30, Microsoft will release limited edition red and green Xbox 360 controllers. They’ll come packed with a play and charge kit, and will run you $64.99. All of […]

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  • Everything you missed from the Microsoft and EA E3 press conferences last night

    Update: You can get exhaustive news from the Sony and Nintendo conferences here. In case you’re some kind of oddball that doesn’t like spending evenings immersing yourself in the glory of videogaming news on the internet, he’s absolutely everything that happened in the Microsoft and EA press conferences at E3 last night. Don’t say we […]

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  • New in-game Fable 2 screens released

    On Kotaku. The RPG was shown in the Microsoft E3 press conference last night, and was declared as “finished” by Peter Molyneux. Have a look.

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  • Shane Kim explains 360 push into casual space

    Xbox boss Shane Kim’s explained the focus of last night’s E3 Microsoft conference, saying the firm’s aim is to attract non-core users with 360. “It’s fair to say that we still have a lot of work to do to extend our appeal into the non-hardcore space, but our aspiration is absolutely to attract those people,” […]

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  • Banjo Nuts & Bolts E3 trailer posted

    After the break. You have to love it. The game was shown last night in the Microsoft E3 press conference, but we were having a bit of a Gears 2 heart attack at the time. Take a look. There are some new screens on X3F.

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  • Gears of War 2 site gets overhaul

    The official Gears of War 2 site has been bumped up in the wake of last night’s Microsoft E3 press conference, to include new art, the E3 trailer and more. Go see.

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  • Two Gears of War 2 hands-ons

    1UP and IGN have both posted up hands-on impressions of the now-announced Gears of War 2 five-player “Horde” co-op mode. From 1UP: Running on an updated version of Unreal Engine 3, Gears of War 2 is still one of the best-looking games around. The addition of new lighting filters really adds depth to the world. […]

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  • Gears 2 MS E3 press conference movies posted

    After the break. These are taken from the Gears of War 2 “Rendezvous” demonstration given by Epic in last night’s Microsoft E3 press conference. We were having kittens at the time, but the game looks nothing short of stunning. See for yourself.

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  • FFXIII teaser site now live

    Square’s put up a new teaser site for Final Fantasy XIII, following last night’s announcement that the game will release on Xbox 360 as well as PS3. There’s not much up there, but it does let you watch the video from last nights Microsoft press conference. Again.

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  • Watch the FFXIII Xbox 360 movie in good quality

    After the break. Quite why you wouldn’t want to watch this is beyond us: it’s showstopping. In case you missed it, Square announced FFXIII for 360 in the Microsoft E3 press conference last night. Take a look.

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  • See the new Xbox 360 dashboard in video

    After the break. It’s a snippet from the IGN feed from the Microsoft E3 press conference last night, and shows the design of Xbox Experience and the look of Avatars. There’s also stuff in there about navigation and how you can reach photos, games, and so on. Look.

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  • Microsoft E3 presentation - full audio

    The Major’s posted up an audio file of the entire Microsoft E3 presentation from last night, so if listening to executives tell you how great Xbox 360 is for 90 minutes and not being able to see the FFXIII movie is your thing, you know what to do.

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  • Final Fantasy XIII not available on 360 in Japan, Versus XIII still PS3-exclusive

    As things weren’t exactly clear on the issue last night, we thought we’d better post this: according to this Joystiq story, Final Fantasy XIII will not be available on 360 in Japan, and Versus XIII is still a PS3-exclusive. FFXIII was announced for Xbox 360 in the Microsoft E3 press conference last night, but it […]

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  • Hands-on with Resident Evil 5, two new movies

    Both Gamespot and Eurogamer have posted hands-on impressions of Resident Evil 5. Read these: the game sounds brilliant. The two new movies we told you about earlier can be seen on Eurogamer TV, here and here. It’s all good, obviously.

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  • Fallout 3 gameplay movie posted

    On GamersHell. You owe it to yourself to watch this. The Bethesda RPG was shown being played for the first time in the Microsoft E3 press conference tonight and, as you’d expect, looked stunning. Get it. If you can’t be bothered to click the Gamershell link, watch the full thing below.

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  • Microsoft's E3 press release: all the games in one place

    Microsoft has put out a press release detailing all the game we can look forward to this year and next. You saw most of them this evening but there are a couple that didn’t make it. After the drop, if you please. By Mike Bowden

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Microsoft E3 Pc 2008 Latest

  • “We knew it was coming”, says Sony VP of FFXIII 360 announce

    Sony vice president of product development, Scott Rohde said in a video interview (see below) at E3 this week that the company “knew it was coming” when asked about Microsoft’s capture of Final Fantasy XIII at its press conference on Monday. However, Rohde seems unperturbed by the news, proclaiming that 2008 is “the year of […]

  • Xbox 360 dashboard walkthrough video released

    After the drop. If you’re wondering how the new Xbox 360 dashboard will work and what it will look like, all is explained below. Dashboard update coming “fall” this year. By Mike Bowden

  • Kim sees FFXIII as key to Japanese development door

    In a lengthy interview with 1UP, Microsoft head Shane Kim said that the capture of Final Fantasy XIII should unlock many doors in Japan. “Well, the Final Fantasy XIII announcement has some beneficial side-effects,” said Kim. “The more games of this nature, and of the Devil May Crys and Resident Evils, that we secure on […]

  • Gosen: Don’t hold your breath over PlayStation Home

    Speaking to GI after the Microsoft E3 press conference last night, exec David Gosen has fobbed off PS3′s Home by saying its impact may have been overstated. “I think what Sony does with Home is up to them, and my advice is that we shouldn’t hold our breath, because that could be quite a dangerous […]

  • Limited edition Xbox 360 controllers on the way, now in color!

    What’s red or green, and also an Xbox controller? Not the current Xbox 360 controllers. Well, straight from the horse’s mouth, things are a changin’. Coming September 30, Microsoft will release limited edition red and green Xbox 360 controllers. They’ll come packed with a play and charge kit, and will run you $64.99. All of […]

  • Everything you missed from the Microsoft and EA E3 press conferences last night

    Update: You can get exhaustive news from the Sony and Nintendo conferences here. In case you’re some kind of oddball that doesn’t like spending evenings immersing yourself in the glory of videogaming news on the internet, he’s absolutely everything that happened in the Microsoft and EA press conferences at E3 last night. Don’t say we […]

  • New in-game Fable 2 screens released

    On Kotaku. The RPG was shown in the Microsoft E3 press conference last night, and was declared as “finished” by Peter Molyneux. Have a look.

  • Shane Kim explains 360 push into casual space

    Xbox boss Shane Kim’s explained the focus of last night’s E3 Microsoft conference, saying the firm’s aim is to attract non-core users with 360. “It’s fair to say that we still have a lot of work to do to extend our appeal into the non-hardcore space, but our aspiration is absolutely to attract those people,” […]

  • Banjo Nuts & Bolts E3 trailer posted

    After the break. You have to love it. The game was shown last night in the Microsoft E3 press conference, but we were having a bit of a Gears 2 heart attack at the time. Take a look. There are some new screens on X3F.

  • Gears of War 2 site gets overhaul

    The official Gears of War 2 site has been bumped up in the wake of last night’s Microsoft E3 press conference, to include new art, the E3 trailer and more. Go see.

  • Two Gears of War 2 hands-ons

    1UP and IGN have both posted up hands-on impressions of the now-announced Gears of War 2 five-player “Horde” co-op mode. From 1UP: Running on an updated version of Unreal Engine 3, Gears of War 2 is still one of the best-looking games around. The addition of new lighting filters really adds depth to the world. […]

  • Gears 2 MS E3 press conference movies posted

    After the break. These are taken from the Gears of War 2 “Rendezvous” demonstration given by Epic in last night’s Microsoft E3 press conference. We were having kittens at the time, but the game looks nothing short of stunning. See for yourself.

  • FFXIII teaser site now live

    Square’s put up a new teaser site for Final Fantasy XIII, following last night’s announcement that the game will release on Xbox 360 as well as PS3. There’s not much up there, but it does let you watch the video from last nights Microsoft press conference. Again.

  • Watch the FFXIII Xbox 360 movie in good quality

    After the break. Quite why you wouldn’t want to watch this is beyond us: it’s showstopping. In case you missed it, Square announced FFXIII for 360 in the Microsoft E3 press conference last night. Take a look.

  • See the new Xbox 360 dashboard in video

    After the break. It’s a snippet from the IGN feed from the Microsoft E3 press conference last night, and shows the design of Xbox Experience and the look of Avatars. There’s also stuff in there about navigation and how you can reach photos, games, and so on. Look.

  • Microsoft E3 presentation – full audio

    The Major’s posted up an audio file of the entire Microsoft E3 presentation from last night, so if listening to executives tell you how great Xbox 360 is for 90 minutes and not being able to see the FFXIII movie is your thing, you know what to do.

  • Final Fantasy XIII not available on 360 in Japan, Versus XIII still PS3-exclusive

    As things weren’t exactly clear on the issue last night, we thought we’d better post this: according to this Joystiq story, Final Fantasy XIII will not be available on 360 in Japan, and Versus XIII is still a PS3-exclusive. FFXIII was announced for Xbox 360 in the Microsoft E3 press conference last night, but it […]

  • Hands-on with Resident Evil 5, two new movies

    Both Gamespot and Eurogamer have posted hands-on impressions of Resident Evil 5. Read these: the game sounds brilliant. The two new movies we told you about earlier can be seen on Eurogamer TV, here and here. It’s all good, obviously.

  • Fallout 3 gameplay movie posted

    On GamersHell. You owe it to yourself to watch this. The Bethesda RPG was shown being played for the first time in the Microsoft E3 press conference tonight and, as you’d expect, looked stunning. Get it. If you can’t be bothered to click the Gamershell link, watch the full thing below.

  • Microsoft’s E3 press release: all the games in one place

    Microsoft has put out a press release detailing all the game we can look forward to this year and next. You saw most of them this evening but there are a couple that didn’t make it. After the drop, if you please. By Mike Bowden

  • Uno Rush confirmed for XBLA

    Missed this in the panic earlier. A new version of Uno, Uno Rush, was announced for XBLA in the Microsoft E3 press conference tonight. It’s out next month. Apparently you’re going to be able to win real-life prizes in it. Power-news.

  • NBC and Universal adds names to Live movie list

    Joystiq is reporting that NBC and Universal Studios are releasing both television and movie content respectively on Microsoft’s Xbox Live Video Marketplace today. NBC will be bringing TV shows in the shape of Monk, The Office and Battlestar Galactica whilst Universal will offer films like 12 Monkeys, The Bourne Supremacy, The Mummy and The Chronicles […]

  • Xbox Experience photos posted

    Engadget’s posted up a good gallery of shots of Xbox Experience, the newly-announced Xbox 360 dashboard revamp, just shown fro the first time in Microsoft’s E3 press conference. Avatars, parties, shared movies: all sorts of stuff’s included. Check out this for more info.

  • Microsoft details Xbox Experience, confirms full hard drive installs

    Nelson just posted up a bunch of information on Xbox Experience, the new 360 dashboard just announced in the Microsoft E3 press conference for release this autumn. In there’s confirmation that you’re soon going to be able to copy games to your HD completely. Check this out: Play from hard drive. Copy your games from […]

  • No new Halo game shown in MS E3 conference

    Despite all the rumours, no new Halo title has been announced at this year’s E3. We sat there patiently, but nothing came. Well, nothing Halo anyway. The countdown over at Bungie.net does however have one day and 18 hours left on the clock. So you you never know. By Mike Bowden

  • Square Enix confirms FFXIII for 360

    Square Enix boss Yoichi Wada has just confirmed FFXIII for 360. A lengthy trailer for the game was shown, and Wada described Square’s relationship with Microsoft as “growing”. Mattrick just described the game as an “astonishing addition” to 360′s line-up. No shit.

  • Star Ocean gets tentative release date

    Speaking at Microsoft’s E3 conference, Square Enix President Yoichi Wada has said that Star Ocean 4 will be released “spring 09.”

  • Rockband 2 is an Xbox 360 exclusive, 84 tracks listed in full

    Microsoft just said that Rockband 2 will be releasing as a timed exclusive for Xbox 360 this September. Bob Dylan, ACDC and Axel Rose will all be included in the soundtrack. You can read the rest of the track listing after the break.

  • Lips to be the first game to let sing along to your own music collection

    The creator of Singstar clone, “Lips” has just announced that the game will allow you plug in your Zune or iPod and play along with your own music collection. We’re not sure how it’s going to work exactly but we we do know is that Keiichi Yano from iNiS said that the game will release […]

  • Lips confirmed for 360

    Microsoft just showed Lips, its singing game, running for the first time at its E3 conference. Looks like SingStar. Obv. The game has microphones that light up as you drone along, and will support iPod and Zune libraries, the company has confirmed.